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Exhausted by the Pandemic, Nurses Now Face a Worsening Problem of Workplace Violence
By Darby Murnane
As Christian Nationalism Rises, Progressive Pastors in North Texas Fight to Keep the Faith
By Tyler Hicks
Priced Out: How Dallas' Soaring Rental Costs Fuel Homelessness
By Jacob Vaughn
FIRE: The Free Speech Group Taking on North Texas Colleges
By Simone Carter
Dallas Attorney Dean Malone Wants to Hold Texas Prisons and County Jails Accountable
By Kate Pezzulli
Brianna Baucum Said CPS Unfairly Took Her Child. Her Former Supporters No Longer Believe Her.
Despite Legislation and Funding, Texas Still Has Thousands of Untested Rape Kits
At CPAC, Migration Is an 'Invasion,' Communism Looms and Trump's the 'Most Persecuted' Man in U.S.
By Patrick Strickland
'Excessive Force': Dallas City Marshal Who Slammed Homeless Man Charged and Arrested
DART Wanted New Routes to Make Commuters Freer. Not Everyone Is Waiting Around for Change.
By Jacob Vaughn
In the Late 1980s, the Gay Urban Truth Squad Took Dallas to Task Over the AIDS Crisis
Four Day Weekend Comedy Troupe's Formula For Success Is Simple: Go Have Fun
By Danny Gallagher
Their Bodies, Someone Else's Choice: How Texas Offers a Preview of Life After Roe v. Wade
For Some in Dallas, Affordable Housing Isn’t All That Affordable
McCollege: As Dallas College Consolidates Its Campuses, Some See Crisis
Thicker Than Water: The Re-Rebirth of Midlake
By Vincent Arrieta
A Rough Road to Texas House: On the Campaign Trail of Capitol Riot Defendant Mark Middleton
Frozen in Place: How Winter Storms Push Texas Jails and Prisons to the Brink
Lynetta Washington Was Killed During a Street Takeover. Her Family is Still Searching For the Killer
A Gunman Killed 23 People at a Luby's in Killeen 30 Years Ago. It Changed Texas Forever.
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